Good deal on KTM Duke 390's just now.

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  1. bigtree

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    IMG_5013.JPG Thought I would have a look and see if there was any info about the upcoming Duke 790 on the internet and found that KTM dealers had a fantastic offer on the 390,£1500 off brand new pre-reg '17 models. Couldn't pass up such an offer so have put a deposit on a white one for Mrs bigtree.
     
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    Looks good - and light

    KTM 390 Duke – technical specifications

    Engine type liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve single

    Displacement 373cc

    Bore x stroke 89 x 60mm

    Compression ratio 12.6:1

    Maximum power 43bhp @ 9000rpm

    Maximum torque 27lb·ft @ 7000rpm

    Fuel system fuel injection, 46mm throttle body, ride-by-wire

    Transmission 6-speed, chain final drive


    Frame tubular steel trellis

    Rake 25°

    Trail 95mm

    Front suspension 43mm upside-down telescopic forks, no adjustment

    Rear suspension monoshock, adjustable preload

    Front brake 320mm disc, 4-piston caliper

    Rear brake 230mm disc, 1-piston caliper

    Front tyre 110/70 ZR17

    Rear tyre 150/60 ZR17


    Seat height 830mm

    Wheelbase 1357mm

    Ground clearance 185mm

    Kerb weight 160kg (est)

    Fuel capacity 13.4 litres

    Price £4599
     
  3. PP Bear

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    Quite possibly the ugliest bike I've ever seen.

    Love the Dukes, but not in this instance.
     
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    Don't like any of the KTM range ,too angular, just not to my taste at all, however much fun they are to ride, I could not own a bike I did not like the look of.
     
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    Only 40 gee gees and designed by a group of 7 year olds who were given crayons and sugary biscuits.
     
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    Cheap bit of fun
     
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    Or fun on the cheap,:xgrin:

    Either way a cracking price for that spec bike.
    Seen some scooters for more than that!
     
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    Is the 40bhp for the learner market?
     
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    Would barely drag the skin off rice pudding.
     
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    GS Rider.:xrofl::xrofl::xrofl:
     
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    My 300cc GasGas had more skin removing horsepower. :xeek:
     
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    I don’t see why everyone is being so rude about the OP’s choice of bike.

    It’s a personal choice ffs

    And a bike is a bike
     
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    3 grand, there's a massive amount of summer fun to be had there. Surprised at Yorick, this is surely the perfect tool for a piddling little island.
     
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    What I'am trying to point out is what a bargain it is, keep it for a year or two and you will get your money back on it. By then the 790 will have been on the road for a year or so and any problems with it will be known by then. I love the 690,it is such a laugh in the twistys and a great bike to take with us in the motorhome due to it's light weight and upright riding position for sightseeing.
     
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    You're 100% right, good business sense and a heap of fun all rolled in one, thanks.
     
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    Sure is. My 47 bhp did 7 countries last year. I fancied the KTM for pure fun factor but rejected it as just a bit small for long journeys.

    47 bhp ( which hits an indicated 100 with little effort and return 70+ mpg ) is already lined up for Ireland and Spain next year.

    The thing about small bikes is they are effortless and so user friendly, those with big bikes never get to use the power, just too much law enforcement now.
     
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